Alert: Special Weather Statement issued August 17 at 8:55PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-08-17T20:55:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-08-17T21:45:00-04:00
Description: At 855 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Adkins Store to 6 miles southeast of
Sutherland. Movement was southeast at 25 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms.

Rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Charles City, Waverly,
Claremont, Disputanta, Fort Lee, Virginia State University, Prince
George, Homeville, Adkins Store, Burrowsville, Garysville, Cabin
Point, Ettrick, Jordans Point, Carson, Matoaca and Taylors Corner.

Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of these storms.
Be prepared for rapid changes in weather and road conditions. Heavy
rain could cause ponding of water on roads, and possible minor
flooding of ditches and poor drainage areas.
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Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Charles City; Sussex; Eastern Henrico; Surry; Dinwiddie; Prince George; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights)

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4395728
CAP MessageType: Alert